'The most challenging issues facing compliance professionals today are not black and white, but shades of gray,' according to School of Law Dean Robert Vischer. Several alumni working in the field give voice to this issue.
University of St. Thomas law school Dean Robert Vischer is an inaugural recipient of the Minnesota Lawyer Diversity and Inclusion Award, which recognizes his contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the practice of law.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is taking its groundbreaking organizational ethics and compliance LL.M. degree program online. The law school’s first cohort of online LL.M. students will begin classes in January 2018 and complete their degrees 17 months later, in May 2019.
The immigration clinic at the University of St. Thomas School of Law prepared this week to sign on to any potential litigation involving the case of a 4-year-old girl from Somalia who was impacted by President Trump's recent travel ban.
As the presidency of Barack Obama wrapped up last week, so too did the largest federal clemency initiative in United States history. But not before the sentences of 105 federal inmates were cut short thanks to the work of University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Mark Osler and his former students.
When President Barack Obama granted clemency to 325 federal inmates in the month of August, University of St. Thomas School of Law professor Mark Osler and several of his former students finally saw the fruits of their labor—some more than five years in the making.
On June 3, 2016, Robert Sleepers received the phone call he had thought about for the past 12 years. Sentenced in June 2004 to a mandatory minimum of 20 years for his role in a non-violent, relatively low-level...
The nonprofit organization that funds legal aid programs nationwide is calling on high-profile and influential leaders from various American industries to raise public awareness of the current crisis in legal aid, and University of St. Thomas School of Law Dean Robert Vischer was asked to be a part of the effort.
This spring, the University of St. Thomas School of Law celebrated the investiture of four faculty members to endowed chairs and professorships: Robert Delahunty, Neil Hamilton, Mark Osler and Virgil Wiebe.
Professor Mark Osler will speak at the White House on Thursday, March 31, to discuss and share ideas on President Barack Obama’s clemency initiative alongside other advocates, academics and Administration officials.
I had the privilege of clerking for Justice Scalia for two years—his last year on the D.C. Circuit and his first year on the Supreme Court. In between the two clerkships, I helped to prepare Justice Scalia for...
In the days since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, several members of the faculty at the University of St. Thomas School of Law have reflected on Scalia’s career, his visit to St. Thomas Law in October 2015 and the future of the Supreme Court.
The attorney for Brendan Dassey—one of the subjects of the popular Netflix documentary, “Making a Murderer”—will speak Monday, Feb. 22, at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis.
At the conclusion of a year that has seen equal pay and parental leave emerge as major topics of national conversation in the United States, University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Elizabeth Schiltz was invited to Rome to present her work on mothers in the workplace for the Pontifical Council for the Laity’s International Study Seminar, “Women and Work.”
The University of St. Thomas strengthened its place as a leader in compliance and ethics education with the recent hiring of Colleen Dorsey as director of its master’s and LL.M. programs in organizational ethics and compliance. The programs were launched by St. Thomas School of Law in 2014 among the first graduate programs in this field nationwide.